Top Stories by Bryan J. Lima
I'm sure there are many people asking the question, "Is now the right time to
buy?". Nobody really knows for sure. However, there are some facts that you
can look at to help evaluate whether or not now is the right time to buy. For
one, mortgage rates are currently close to the lowest they've been in almost
50 years. In addition, home prices are low and probably close to the bottom.
There may be a little more ways to go, but I think we're close. With the
Spring homebuying season upon us, we may see an increase in sellers in the
market, which will increase inventory and possible push home values even
lower. Read more
According to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, an economic recovery will
not begin until next year. Read more
Along with low home prices and low mortgage rates, there's also the
First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit of up to $8,000. This is an additional
I will be hosting a public open house this Sunday, April 25th, from 1-3:00pm
at 50-A Rock Rd in Hawthorne, NJ. Come see this rare 1 bedroom condo with
attached garage in the Rock Hollow condominium complex.
Click Here for Virtual Tour
This desired community borders the township of Ridgewood and Glen Rock.
Features of this condo include a large 20 1/2 ' x 12' living room, 10' x 8
1/2 ' dining room, 8 1/2' x 9' kitchen with brand new stainless steel
appliances, 13' x 15' master bedroom with large closet and full bathroom with
shower over tub. This home ha... (more)
FIRST FLOOR FEATURES ENTRY HALL, LARGE LIVING ROOM WITH HARD WOOD FLOORS,
MODERN EAT-IN KITCHEN, NEWER HALF BATH AND DINING ROOM. THE SECOND FLOOR HAS
THREE BEDROOMS AND A FULL BATH. THE UNFINISHED BASEMENT CONTAINS A LANDRY
AREA. VERY DEEP BACKYARD, LARGE DRIVEWAY WITH PLENTY OF PARKING, NEWER ROOF,
TWO-CAR GARAGE WITH NEWER DOOR AND LARGE SHED. WITHIN MINUTES FROM MIDLAND
PARK AND RIDGEWOOD'S DOWNTOWN, THE MIDTOWN DIRECT TRAIN STATION TO NEW YORK
CITY'S PENN STATION AND NEWARK LIBERTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS IS A GREAT
OPPORTUNITY TO LIVE IN SOUGHT AFTER TOWN OF MI... (more)
The Oakland Fire Department will be shuttling Santa around this weekend.
According to Oakland Fire Chief Robert Knapp, "In addition to being a drop
off point for the Oakland Police Departments PBA Toy Drive we will also be a
drop off point for the Oakland Woman's Club Food Drive @ each stop. The toys
and food that we collect will be distributed to Oakland residents in need.
Your support for either cause would be greatly appreciated."
Below is the schedule of stops for this Saturday and Sunday. Keep in mind
these times are approximate.
Saturday, Dec. 22
10:40 a.m. Stone Fence Rd. ... (more)
Real Estate on Ulitzer
New Jersey's high cost of living makes it very difficult to purchase a home.
Bergen County, NJ is the highest among all markets in homeownership
affordability and also happens to be the most populous county in NJ.
The median home price in Bergen County is $481,250. According to a 2007
estimate by the US Census Bureau, the median income of a family is just shy
of $97,000. If you assume that not more than 28% of the household income
should be used for the mortgage payment, that would mean that it should not
be higher than $2,263 per month.
Based on today's m... (more)